choice, not only in pakistan. critically, they hunt down the enemy without boots on the ground, but one former british soldier with firsthand experience says drones make it too easy to kill. james jeffrey was in afghanistan in 2009, monitoring live pictures from a drone. he saw what looked like a man planting a roadside bomb and was about to call in a strike. then, someone else appeared. >> the individual who walked up was a lot larger, and it indicated that it was a child in the middle of the road just playing. obviously, at that point, the invasion was called off. it was an unsettling experience because i had come fairly close to engaging that target, which was a child. >> at the forefront of opposition to the drums, the former trickling hero who now heads a political party.